100 Most Infamous Criminals

Arcturus Publishing, 2013年7月17日
100 Most Infamous Criminals is an astounding compendium of crimes and their perpetrators. The range of crimes is extraordinary, from the bizarre to the horrific, and from the heartbreaking to the ridiculous. The book includes some of history's most infamous criminals and tells in vivid detail the story of the lives they led, the crimes they committed and the destruction and sorrow they left in their wake. From the unsolved horror of Jack the Ripper to the king of the gangsters Al Capone, Ted Bundy to Harold Shipman, each entry is illustrated with fascinating photographs and artwork, and detailed accounts of each terrible crime. 100 Most Infamous Criminals is a gripping and compelling portrait of the darker side of life, and reveals the strange and grisly stories behind the world's most infamous murderers, swindlers and crooks.

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用戶評語  - meggarrett0609 - LibraryThing

Very good, some stories could have had a little more detail. In contrast, some could have had a few less details. Overall, very interesting and pretty disturbing. It was fabulous light reading for when I only have a few minutes to read at a time. 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

Well-written short accounts of 100 famous and not-so-famous murderers arranged geographically into sections labeled International, United States, Britain, and Australia. Photos in some instances, and none in others. No index. 閱讀評論全文



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關於作者 (2013)

Jo Durden Smith was a reporter, researcher, then producer-director at Granada TV and an executive-producer at Alan King Associates in London. He then left for North America to take up a career as a freelance writer, contributing to well-established journals such as The Village Voice in the United States and Macleans in Canada. Jo has continued to write for magazines and newspapers in Canada, the United States, Britain and Russia. He is also the author of a number of books (Sex and the Brain with Diane de Simone, A Long-Shot Romance, The Essence of Buddhism, Mafia: The Complete History of a Criminal World) and a maker of documentaries for TV.